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MCSAC Agenda July 19-20, 2021

Monday, July 19, 2021, 9:15 AM – 4:30 PM

9:15 – 9:30 AM         Call to Order/Introductions

                                   Lamont Byrd, MCSAC Chairman

                                   Larry Minor, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), FMCSA

9:30 – 10 AM            Annual Ethics Briefing

                                   Arlene McCarthy, Ethics Attorney, FMCSA

10 – 10:45 AM          FARS Briefing

                                  Jenny Guarino, Analysis Division, Office of Analysis, Research, and Technology, FMCSA

10:45 – 11 AM          Break

11 – 11:30 AM          Resume Deliberations on Task 20-1, Small Trucks and Their Impact on Safety

                                   Lamont Byrd, Chairman

                                   Larry Minor, DFO                                       

11:30 AM – 12 PM  Greetings from the Deputy Administrator

                                  Meera Joshi, Deputy Administrator, FMCSA

12 – 1 PM                 Lunch [on your own]

1 – 1:45 PM             Building Back Better In Commercial Road Transport: Markets Require Fair Labor Standards

                                  Michael H. Belzer, Ph.D.

                                  Professor, Wayne State University

1:45 – 2:45 PM        Finalize Action on Task 20-1

2:45 – 3 PM             Break

3 – 4:25 PM             Resume Deliberations on Task 20-2, Impact of Aging Drivers on the CMV Workforce

                                  Lamont Byrd, Chairman

                                  Larry Minor, DFO

4:25 – 4:30 PM        Closing Remarks

                                  Lamont Byrd, Chairman

                                  Larry Minor, DFO

4:30 PM                   Recess until Tuesday, July 20, 9:15 AM

Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 9:15 AM – 4:30 PM

9:15 – 9:25 AM        Call to Order/Approval of Minutes

                                  Lamont Byrd, Chairman

9:25 – 9:45 AM        A Visit with the Executive Director/Chief Safety Officer

                                  Jack Van Steenburg, ED/CSO, FMCSA                                                    

9:45 – 10:45 AM      Finalize Action on Task 20-2

10:45 – 11 AM         Break

11 – 11: 45 AM        Truck Driver Market Update

                                  Bob Costello, Chief Economist and Sr. VP, International Trade Policy & Cross Border Operations

                                  American Trucking Associations                               

11:45 AM – 1 PM    Lunch [on your own]                        

1 – 2 PM                   Task 21-1, Supply Chain and CMV Driver Recruitment and Retention

                                  Lamont Byrd, Chairman

                                  Larry Minor, DFO

2 – 2:15 PM             Break

2:15 – 4:25 PM        Deliberate on Task 21-1   

4:25 – 4:30 PM        Closing Remarks

                                  Lamont Byrd, Chairman

                                  Larry Minor, DFO

4:30 PM                   Adjourn

Last updated: Monday, July 19, 2021